Lincoln Lines January 2nd, 2017 No. 18


Lincoln Lines January 2nd, 2017 No. 18

Lincoln Happenings!

Tuesday, January 3rd – Classes resume
Friday, January 6th – Lincoln Spirit Day! Wear your school colors!
Monday, January 16th – No School, Martin Luther King Day

See the full calendar on the PTO website at

Principal Denitzio’s Message

Dear families,

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful break.

In just over two weeks, Mr. Carter will host our Winter Concert Series. In case folks don’t have dates on the calendar yet, here they are:

  • K-1: TUES JAN 17, 8:15-9am in the Lincoln School Theatre.
  • 2-3: WED JAN 18, 8:15-9am in the Lincoln School Theatre.
  • 5th, and 6-8 choruses, THURS JAN 19, 8:15-9am in the Lincoln School Theatre.

Have a wonderful first week of 2017!


Lincoln School & PTO News

Girl Scout Cookies!

Some of the Lincoln Girl Scouts will be selling cookies in the lobby on Friday after school! Grab a box of your favorites, or try the new S’Mores cookie this year! $5/box supports our scouts for activities throughout the year!

Community Announcements

K.I.D.S. Camp Fair 2017

Mark your calendar!
On Sunday January 8th, Steps to Success will once again be holding its annual “Kids Involved During Summer” (K.I.D.S.) Camp Fair at the Brookline High School Tappan Street Gym from 12pm-2pm.
Every year, K.I.D.S. Camp Fair helps match Brookline and Boston families with dozens of the best Summer Camps in New England. The Fair also includes a host of kid-friendly activities such as face painting, games, food and much more. K.I.D.S Fair is free to all attending families.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at or visit our K.I.D.S. Camp Fair Website ( )

Community Classifieds

My name is Javier Amador-Pena and I live in Brookline and have been here for 10 years, my son is a third grader at Lincoln School. I have a personal relationship with coffee farmers in Colombia, South America. I’m importing green beans directly from those farmers and roasting them in Hopedale, MA. I sell roasted coffee here in Brookline to a variety of clients. I’m interested in selling directly to Brookline residents who are interested in great coffee while supporting a good cause. 5% of the profit goes directly to supporting the coffee growers whom I deal with. If this is something that interests you, feel free to check my website ( and/or contact me directly at

Public Speaking Workshop. Lumos Debate is running a 2-day Debate Workshop during December and February vacation breaks. Your child will study public speaking, critical thinking, and leadership with world class instructors. The class will be held for students in Grades 6-9. Registration fee is $65. For more info call 617-901-4564. Register at:

Do you ever feel frustrated with your child? Find yourself shouting often and imposing punishments or rewards in reaction to challenging behavior? Do you wish you had a more effective parenting approach that also helps to build a better relationship between you and your child? The Think:Kids Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) approach, based in MGH’s Department of Psychiatry, provides parents with concrete tools to better understand and parent their kids (ages 3-18) in the face of day-to-day challenges – e.g., getting to school, homework, bedtime, screen time – and more serious challenges. CPS helps parents to:

– Foster positive relationships with their child
– Reduce their child’s challenging behavior
– Build their child’s self-regulation, communication and problem-solving skills
– Solve problems collaboratively and proactively

To register for an upcoming CPS workshop in Brookline (evening or morning) or a nearby community, please visit:


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